Kathleen A. Koth, DO, DFAACAP
- Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Dr. Koth combines the rolls of clinician, educator, and researcher in the field of developmental neuropsychiatry. As an educator, she enjoys teaching medical students, residents, and fellows in addition to her role as director of M2 psychiatry education. In her clinical practice at Children’s Wisconsin, she works with children and families affected by developmental disabilities including intellectual developmental disorder, genetic disorders, and autism spectrum disorder with co-occurring behavioral and psychiatric disorders.
Beyond MCW, Dr. Koth remains active as an educator and advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities. She is a member of the Autism and Intellectual Disability Committee of the America Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry where she serves as chair of the intellectual developmental disorder subcommittee and the co-chair of the training and education working group. Remaining focused on education, she regularly presents to medical organizations nationally and in the community. Her current research focuses on improving early detection of autism spectrum disorder for young children in underserved populations. During 2016-18, she served as the president of the Wisconsin Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and remains actively involved on the executive committee.
Dr. Koth completed undergraduate studies at Loyola College of Maryland and attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed residency in psychiatry at the University of Maryland and Sheppard Pratt Hospital where she continued for child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training and served as chief fellow in her final year. Dr. Koth is board certified in both general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. She has been honored as a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for her contributions to the field in addition to the Clinical Excellence Award from the MCW Department of Psychiatry and the Anthony D. Meyer, MD Teaching Award from the child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship.
- Autistic Disorder
(Marrus N, Koth KA, Hellings JA, McDonald R, Gwynette MF, Muhle R, Lohr WD, Vasa RA.) Autism. 2022 Aug 03:13623613221112197 PMID: 35920285 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85135466216 08/04/2022
(Verma S, Vandana P, Soda T, Koth KA, Aguayo P, Shaffer RC, Hellings J, Muhle RA.) J Autism Dev Disord. 2022 May 16 PMID: 35575840 PMCID: PMC9109664 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85130178379 05/17/2022
(Gwynette MF, Koth KA, Marrus N, Hellings JA, Lohr WD, Muhle RA, Vasa RA, AACAP Autism and Intellectual Disability Committeea??s Training Workgroup.) J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2022 01;61(1):1-2 PMID: 34597774 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85121103262 10/02/2021
(Gwynette MF, McGuire K, Fadus MC, Feder JD, Koth KA, King BH.) J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2019 12;58(12):1222-1223 PMID: 31356862 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85075210626 07/30/2019
(Koirala A, Van Hecke A, Yu Z, Koth KA, Zheng Z, Schiltz H.) Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, IDC 2019. 12 June 2019:293-300 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068774377 06/12/2019
(Martin R, Srivastava T, Lee J, Raj N, Koth KA, Whelan HT.) Undersea Hyperb Med. 2015 Jul-Aug;42(4):353-9 PMID: 26403019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84938810471 09/26/2015